research through design

Exploring the Design of Interactive Smart Textiles for Emotion Regulation

The present study aims to investigate the design of interactive textiles for emotion regulation. In this work we proposed a design which allows users to visualize their physiological data and help regulate their emotions.

Research through Design: A Way to Drive Innovative Solutions in the Field of Smart Textiles

Research through design allows creating a dialogue with the material. It uses making and reflection on action as a generator of knowledge. Our aim is to explore the opportunities and challenges of smart textiles. The Fablab is our set up, a place …

Designing for Societal and Commercial Adoption of Smart Textile Applications

With this research-through-design process we aim to provide methods that will increase the chance of societal and commercial adoption of smart textile applications for eldercare and rehabilitation. These methods will show how designers can guide the …